Archive for the ‘Managing Emotions’ Category

DBT – ABC PLEASE Skills of Emotion Regulation (Part One)

Think of yourself as a builder.

The DBT skills are your building blocks for your house of emotional resilience.

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DBT Emotion Regulation Skills

The Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) section of Emotion Regulation is to educate about emotions and to provide skills to manage emotions. Emotions serve a biological function that helped us survive. Emotions are the ultimate mindbody link. Emotions are reactions to inner and outer perceptions and sensations that instantly prepare our bodies to react via the nervous and endocrine system.

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Self Care During Therapy – Positive Energy Bubble

The Positive Energy Bubble Mediation is one of many self-care techniques you can use to during therapy to shore up your positive emotional responses against inward or outward feelings of fear and negativity.

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Expressive Art: Birth Trauma – Bead Your Story

A traumatic birth can be physically and emotionally devastating. Social support for those going through trauma treatment and for long-term survivors of trauma can improve quality of life, reducing anger, anxiety and depression.

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DBT Mindfulness for Daily Life: “How” Skills

Mindfulness skills can be applied to everyday life, used on an ordinary, everyday basis.

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DBT Emotion Regulation Overview

DBT’s Emotional Regulation Module teaches skills that help a person build up a base of positive experiences and regulate his or her emotions on a daily basis. 

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PeopleMaven’s Perinatal Mental Health Specialist!

I am very humbled and honored to have been chosen by PeopleMaven as a Postpartum Specialist !

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DBT Mindfulness “What” Skills: Coloring Books for Adults

Mindfulness doesn’t need to be all sitting alone and trying to concentrate! Those of us who have very active minds and bodies sometimes need a focal point and a chance to engage our bodies and hearts in order to feel relaxed. That’s fine, no need to feel pressured to be a certain way!

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Expressive Art: Creating Your Lifeline

Expressive Art: Creating Your Lifeline

The expressive art exercise called LifeLine is a positive tool in the therapy room. Getting an overview of your life can be a first step step towards self understanding and self acceptance.

David came in to see me because he had experienced a panic attack at work. The intensity of the physical and emotional feelings scared him.

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Thank you Dolly & Sam, 2004 – 2019

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